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Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A
Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A's 8-4 win over Astros

Chris Bassitt believes the Oakland Athletics' struggles against the Houston Astros are due in part to the perception that the 2017 World Series championship are unbeatable. Matt Chapman doubled among his three hits and Mark Canha had two hits and three RBIs to back Bassitt's six solid innings

Backup QBs lead Browns past Colts 21-18 as Hunt returns
Backup QBs lead Browns past Colts 21-18 as Hunt returns

Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens played it safe Saturday. After watching two physical practices with the Indianapolis Colts and seeing one serious injury, he gave his top players the day off and allowed Garrett Gilbert and David Blough to go head to head for the No. 3 quarterback job. Gilbert

Justin Thomas crushes Medinah with 61 for 6-shot lead
Justin Thomas crushes Medinah with 61 for 6-shot lead

Winless over the last 12 months, Justin Thomas knew he was playing well and he was due for a low round. Saturday at the BMW Championship was more than he might have imagined. Thomas smashed the course record at Medinah with an 11-under 61 that gave him a six-shot lead over Patrick Cantlay and Tony

Djokovic dumped as Medvedev sets up Cincy final with Goffin
Djokovic dumped as Medvedev sets up Cincy final with Goffin

Svetlana Kuznetsova will bid for her first title in more than a year after reaching the final of the WTA Cincinnati Masters, defeating Ashleigh Barty 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday. The two-time Grand Slam champion will aim for her 19th career trophy as she takes on 2017 US Open finalist Madison Keys, a 7-5,

'Proud moment' as Ramsey makes Juventus debut in final pre-season friendly

Aaron Ramsey made his debut for Italian champions Juventus on Saturday in their final pre-season friendly, a 1-0 win over Serie C side Triestina. The Welsh international midfielder and former Arsenal star, who signed a four-year deal in February worth a reported seven million euros ($7.9 million) a

Driver intro songs for the Bristol night race
Driver intro songs for the Bristol night race

Here are the songs Cup drivers were introduced to tonight at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Chiefs-Steelers game delayed an hour by weather
Chiefs-Steelers game delayed an hour by weather

The Chiefs and Steelers already were supposed to have kicked off. They haven't. Inclement weather forced officials to clear the field and the stands about an hour before the 7:30 p.m. ET scheduled kickoff. The game now is expected to start at 8:30 p.m. ET. The teams have returned to the field to

Mariota dissects Patriots
Mariota dissects Patriots' secondary on TD throw to Walker

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota dissects Patriots' secondary on touchdown throw to tight end Delanie Walker.

Thomas Tears It Up
Thomas Tears It Up

Justin Thomas carded a sensational third round of 11-under-par 61 and assume dominance of the BMW Championship at Medinah CC. (Getty Images)

Is running back Justice Hill the Baltimore Ravens
Is running back Justice Hill the Baltimore Ravens' best back? | Baldy's Breakdowns

NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down Baltimore Ravens running back Justice Hill to examine if he is the teams' best back.

Red Sox LHP Sale goes on IL with left elbow inflammation
Red Sox LHP Sale goes on IL with left elbow inflammation

Red Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with left elbow inflammation, raising questions about whether he will pitch again this season. Team president Dave Dombrowski said Sale had an MRI and the team's doctors said the results showed inflammation. '

PL Sunday preview: Sheffield United v. Palace; Chelsea host Leicester
PL Sunday preview: Sheffield United v. Palace; Chelsea host Leicester

Chelsea look for points against Leicester, while the Premier League returns to Sheffield.

Browns vs. Colts highlights | Preseason Week 2
Browns vs. Colts highlights | Preseason Week 2

Watch highlights from the Week 2 preseason game between the Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts. Watch this game on NFL NETWORK

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Christian Wilkins steps up his game in Preseason Week 2 | Baldy
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Christian Wilkins steps up his game in Preseason Week 2 | Baldy's Breakdowns

NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Christian Wilkins who stepped up his game in Preseason Week 2.

John Elway: Drew Lock has had his good days and his bad days
John Elway: Drew Lock has had his good days and his bad days

The Broncos will start Joe Flacco on Monday night against the 49ers, but Broncos coach Vic Fangio has yet to decide the order of his quarterbacks after that. Rookie Drew Lock took most of the second-team reps this week. He is competing with Kevin Hogan for the backup job behind Flacco. The Broncos used

Doug Barron leads suspended Dick
Doug Barron leads suspended Dick's Sporting Goods Open

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) -- Monday qualifier Doug Barron had a one-stroke lead in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open when lightning forced the suspension of play late in the second round Saturday.

Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3
Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3

Kyle Seager got a kick out of displacing Alex Rodriguez from the Seattle Mariners' record book. Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday. Seager's two-out drive off the right field foul screen came on the first pitch from left-hander Tim Mayza (1-2).

NFL closes the Antonio Brown helmet loophole
NFL closes the Antonio Brown helmet loophole

"NFL" apparently stands for "No F-kin' Loophole." Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the NFL decided to require testing of the Schutt AiR Advantage after previously informing the Raiders that, if receiver Antonio Brown could find one less than 10 years old, he could

Twins' Duffey awarded victory day later

Minnesota Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey was awarded a win on Saturday, a day after pitching in a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers. Duffey entered Friday night's game with two outs and a runner at second base in the sixth inning, Texas having taken a 3-2 lead on the last batter faced by starter

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders
Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders

Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer. Coach Jon Gruden said Saturday that he thinks Brown will be able to get back into practice

Raiders sign Cameron Hunt, waive Jordan Lasley
Raiders sign Cameron Hunt, waive Jordan Lasley

The Raiders re-signed free agent offensive lineman Cameron Hunt, the team announced Saturday. Hunt rejoins the team after spending the offseason in Oakland. He also finished last season on the team's 53-player roster. Hunt originally signed with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2017. He

It's Augenstein, Ogletree in US Amateur final

Andy Ogletree took a peek at the bracket before the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals and made a prediction to his caddie: He would face John Augenstein in the final. Augenstein beat William Holcomb V 3 and 2 in one semifinal Saturday, and Ogletree topped teenager and fellow Mississippian Cohen Trolio 3 and

Argentina Treasury minister resigns, says 'significant renewal' needed amid economic crisis
  • US
  • 2019-08-17 22:50:50Z

Argentina's Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed "significant renewal" in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week. Macri has appointed Hernan Lacunza , the current economy minister for Buenos Aires province, as Dujovne's replacement, a government source told Reuters.

Dodgers
Dodgers' Urìas to serve 20-game domestic violence penalty

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has accepted a 20-game suspension by Major League Baseball for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September. MLB gave him credit for serving five games while he was on administrative leave in May, leaving 15 remaining to serve without pay

Red Sox place Chris Sale on 10-day injured list
Red Sox place Chris Sale on 10-day injured list

Sale is headed to the IL with a case of left elbow inflammation.

Manchester United-Wolverhampton Preview

Looking to build on the foundation of a solid season-opening victory, Manchester United face an interesting challenge at Molineux on Monday, when a confident and in-form Wolverhampton side look to further their stellar start to the campaign. United had some nervy moments to start their season last Sunday

Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5
Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5

Again, again and again, the New York Yankees kept hammering away. Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the Yankees threw another severe temper tantrum Saturday, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team spilling onto the field in a 6-5 win over the Indians. Gleyber Torres

Liberty-Mercury Preview

Despite being short on players at the moment, the Phoenix Mercury continue to fight. In their final game before getting star Brittney Griner back from suspension, the Mercury look to win back-to-back games for the first time in almost a month Sunday, when they host a New York Liberty club looking to

Fever-Mystics Preview

With a playoff berth clinched, the Washington Mystics can stay focused on locking down the No. 1 spot in the WNBA. The Mystics continue that quest by trying for a season-high sixth straight win overall Sunday, and 10th consecutive against the visiting Indiana Fever. Ariel Atkins had 18 points and Emma

Wings-Sun Preview

The Connecticut Sun can become the second team to clinch a spot in the WNBA playoffs Sunday if they can slow down rookie Arike Ogunbowale and defeat the Dallas Wings. The Sun (18-8) are one game behind the Washington Mystics for the top seed and hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over them by winning

This is the No. 1 food to avoid at buffets at all costs, according to a restaurant owner
This is the No. 1 food to avoid at buffets at all costs, according to a restaurant owner

In a recent 'Ask Me Anything' session on Reddit, an owner answered questions about the buffet industry that people on the internet have been dying to know. 

'A good 100 kills would be nice.' Another Florida man arrested for mass shooting threats
  • US
  • 2019-08-17 18:48:24Z

In the weeks following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Florida has seen a fair share of mass shooting threats - from Walmarts to schools.

2 die in knife attack at German train station
  • US
  • 2019-08-17 18:19:26Z

German police say a man and a woman were fatally stabbed at a crowded train station in the town of Iserlohn in what was described as an "act of relationship violence." The incident was the third fatal attack at a German train station within a month. The killings follow two other widely reported homicides at train stations in Germany.

Mike Yastrzemski has seen power surge in first season with Giants
Mike Yastrzemski has seen power surge in first season with Giants

Forget three homers for a second, Mike Yastrzemski had never even hit two in a big league game before. Yastrzemski never hit more than 15 in a minor league season with the Orioles. Yastrzemski knew he had to change his profile after last season, so he spent time making minor tweaks while working out at Vanderbilt with former teammate and current Cub Tony Kemp.

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund - WSJ
SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund - WSJ

Son himself may account for over half of that amount, the Journal reported, adding that executives feel that such a step will make employees more accountable as the investments of the fund can be canceled if a manager leaves or is found to have engaged in a "reckless deal". The loans are likely to have an interest rate of about 5%, the WSJ said, citing a source.

Italy
Italy's Salvini agrees to disembark minors on migrant ship
  • US
  • 2019-08-17 16:42:11Z

Italy's hard-line interior minister appeared to buckle under pressure Saturday to ease the political standoff over a migrant rescue ship with 134 people aboard, saying he would allow minors to disembark after being at sea for two weeks. Premier Giuseppe Conte had written a second letter to Interior Minister Matteo Salvini demanding that minors be allowed off the boat. Salvini wrote back Saturday with a three-page missive of his own saying he would do so but made clear it was Conte's choice and that it didn't set a precedent.

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paid
Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paid

Workers at a new Shell plant in Pennsylvania were told they had to attend a speech by President Donald Trump in order to get paid.

Separatists vacate key offices in Yemen
Separatists vacate key offices in Yemen's Aden: minister

Southern separatists vacated key public buildings in Yemen's second city Aden on Saturday that they had seized from unionist forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, his information minister said. The supporters of the separatist Southern Transitional Council pulled out of the headquarters of Hadi's government, the supreme court and the central bank as well as Aden's main hospital, Muammar al-Iryani said on Twitter. Hadi's government has refused to enter talks with the separatists until they withdraw from the positions they seized in deadly fighting last week.

Bank OZK (OZK) Down 10% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?
Bank OZK (OZK) Down 10% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Bank OZK (OZK) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Why Is PPG Industries (PPG) Down 5.4% Since Last Earnings Report?
Why Is PPG Industries (PPG) Down 5.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

PPG Industries (PPG) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Why Is Watsco (WSO) Up 1.4% Since Last Earnings Report?
Why Is Watsco (WSO) Up 1.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

Watsco (WSO) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Donald Trump is touting voter ID laws as an issue in the 2020 election. Here
Donald Trump is touting voter ID laws as an issue in the 2020 election. Here's why.

As Donald Trump ramps up his reelection for 2020 he is resurfacing a controversial gripe held over from 2016: That voter fraud cost him support.

Beats replace bombs: young Iraqis revel at summer festival
Beats replace bombs: young Iraqis revel at summer festival

Neon red, yellow and white stage lights helped transform the basketball court in the People's Stadium in central Baghdad into a club for the "Summer Festival", the first celebration of its kind in the city. Restaurants are again abuzz with families and coffee shops full of young people watching cover bands late into the night, something that not so long ago was considered too dangerous because of the risk of suicide bombers.

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers back down, walkout continues
  • US
  • 2019-08-17 11:22:57Z

Portuguese fuel-tanker drivers will maintain their strike indefinitely after a 10-hour meeting of union leaders and government officials ended without an agreement. The meeting, which started on Friday afternoon and lasted until the early hours of Saturday, took place after the striking drivers said they would suspend the now six-day-old strike and negotiate with their employers association ANTRAM in government-brokered talks. With the Socialist government acting as a mediator, ANTRAM and National Hazardous Materials Drivers' Union (SNMMP) submitted their proposals but did not sit at the same negotiating table.

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army
  • US
  • 2019-08-17 10:57:58Z

One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday. The rescue workers were 13 miles from Lashio, the largest town in Shan State, where ethnic armed groups have been fighting for greater autonomy from the central government, when their convoy came under attack. After that, the ambulance was hit by an RPG and the car turned over and he died," said Aung Kyaw Moe, a member of the Lashio Youth Charity Association who said he survived the assault.

The U.S. Navy Let Me Come Aboard Their Deadliest Aircraft Carrier Ever
The U.S. Navy Let Me Come Aboard Their Deadliest Aircraft Carrier Ever
  • World
  • 2019-08-17 10:20:00Z

If all goes well, the ship should be operational by 2020. If the current schedule holds, Ford should be able to work up with an air wing and deploy in 2021 or 2022.The United States Navy will commission the first of a new generation of aircraft carriers into service today.The future USS Gerald R. Ford ​(CVN-78) will represent the future of naval aviation and will be the most advanced and capable aircraft carrier ever built.(This first appeared several years ago.)With Ford's imminent commissioning ceremony coming up later this month, the Navy invited The National Interest to preview the mighty warship and see the new vessel's technology firsthand on July 10.Recommended: How North Korea...

Is There Now An Opportunity In Midwich Group Plc (LON:MIDW)?
Is There Now An Opportunity In Midwich Group Plc (LON:MIDW)?

Midwich Group Plc (LON:MIDW), which is in the electronic business, and is based in United Kingdom, received a lot of...

Does TT Electronics (LON:TTG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
Does TT Electronics (LON:TTG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...

Should You Be Excited About Visiodent S.A.
Should You Be Excited About Visiodent S.A.'s (EPA:SDT) 24% Return On Equity?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is...

Reuters Health News Summary
  • US
  • 2019-08-17 04:57:44Z

AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker struggling with rising competition for Humira, its blockbuster therapy for the same condition. A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak. Health officials said on Friday that the latest cases were more than 700 km (430 miles) south of where the outbreak was first detected.

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